The Structure of Canadian History
Designed for courses on Pre and Post Confederation History of Canada.
Finlay/Sprague is the only combined Pre/Post Confederation introductory textbook available in the Introductory Canadian History market. As a combined text, it offers a significant price advantage over competing split volumes. This text takes a political and sociological approach to Canadian history, and has been updated to include recent analysis of historical events. Written within in a solid chronological framework, the text provides a clear, comprehensive survey of the subject and good integration between traditional and new approaches to history. This text will prepare students well in the basic chronologies of Canadian history while providing the most up-to-date tools for research through its weblinks.
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of pioneer farming were preferred to British immigrants , unfamiliar with the rough
work of clearing hardwood forest . After 1816 , new laws went into effect to
discourage American immigration . One postwar governor summed up the intent
The diseases which killed the immigrants spread to the colonists as well , of
course . In 1847 there were epidemics of typhoid ... To discourage immigration , a
head tax , a kind of entry fee , came into effect . And to prevent the spread of
The problem of manufacturing development , like that of unlimited railway
construction , is very much tied to national policy , particularly policies that
encouraged foreign ownership , immigration , and de - industrialization of the